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December 2019

Hershey Bears Game

December 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

 Join us for our annual trip to watch the Hershey Bears as they take on the Hartford Wolf Pack on Sunday, December 1 at 5pm at the Giant Center. Tickers are int eh lower/100 level at a cost of $20 per person. As in years past, we will be there for the night of the “Teddy Bear Toss” where fans are encouraged to bring along stuffed animals to throw to the ice following the Bears’ first goal to be donated…

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Ladies’ Winter Craft Day

December 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

All ladies, high school age and older, are invited to join us this Saturday, December 7 from 1:00-4:00pm here at the church as we create a variety of winter themed crafts together. Not crafty? Come for the coffee, cookies, and great company! A donation of $10 is suggested to cover the costs of materials. Please RSVP via your Connect Card or by contacting Kristin Heverley at [email protected] Hope to see you there!     https://youtu.be/KkJaiRwP7Ho

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Child Dedication

December 8, 2019

 Join us on Sunday, December 8, as we will be having  Child Dedications during our worship celebrations. If you are interested in having your child dedicated, contact the church office or make a note on your Connect Card and someone will be in contact with you.   CHURCH OFFICE 717-838-3443

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Christmas Caroling

December 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

 Join us on Sunday, December 15 for Christmas Caroling as we share some Christmas joy with our older folks and shut ins, starting at 4:00pm. If you are interested, please meet at the church to carpool since we will be making several stops in the local area. If you are not available to join us, we could also use donations of Christmas cookies, packed in one dozen Ziplock bags. Just drop them off in the kitchen on Sunday morning December 15. To sign-up…

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Christmas Eve Candlelight Celebration

December 24, 2019

You are invited Christmas Eve, Tuesday, December 24 at 3:30, 5:00 or 6:30 pm for a festive Candlelight Celebration of Jesus’ birth. Invite your family and friends to join you as once again we hear the Christmas Story told of Emmanuel – God with us – demonstrating His love for everyone!    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S4DbxfglM6I    

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Volleyball League

December 26, 2019

 The Palmyra area Church Volleyball League will be starting in January 2020. League games are Monday and Tuesday evenings at Gravel Hill United Methodist Church. Anyone 14 and over interested in playing on our teams, both recreational and competitive.  contact Ben Rauch at [email protected] to sign-up. 

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New Year’s Eve Party

December 31, 2019 @ 5:00 am - 9:00 pm

Do you like to ring in the New Year but don’t want to stay up until midnight with your kids? Join your friends at Encounter Church for a fun night from 5-9pm with the big countdown happening at 8:00pm so you (and your kids) can get to bed at a decent hour! There will be games, crafts, karaoke, and a glow in the dark dance party! Bring a main dish or appetizer and a dessert to share for a potluck…

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January 2020

Sewing for Missions Ministry

January 6 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Sewing for Missions Ministry Group: Join us on Monday, January 6 from  6:30-8:30pm  here at the church in the K-4 Room to continue to make dresses for the orphanage in Uganda.  

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Men’s Breakfast

January 11 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am
Encounter church of Palmyra

Men’s Breakfast: Our next Men’s Breakfast will be on Saturday, January 11 from 8:00-9:30am here at the church. Please join us for a great morning of food and fellowship. Ben Rauch will be our guest speaker and will share on the topic “Lead Me.” Please RSVP by contacting Steve Heverley at [email protected] Hope to see you there! 

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Open Gym Basketball Event

January 12 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

The Men’s Basketball Growth Group is hosting a kid’s basketball event on Sunday, January 12 beginning at 2:30pm. This event will give participants an opportunity to play basketball, fellowship, and have a time for a devotional. Kindergarten through high school age students are invited to sign-up for the event. The starting times for age groups will vary depending upon how many sign-ups are received. To sign-up contact Brian McAllister at [email protected] or stop by the table in the Lobby.  

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